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NatGeo Video: Drugs in Vermont

February 19th, 2017 · No Comments

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LGLC Welcomes Michele DeRossi as Staff

February 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Michele DeRossi has joined the staff of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of Michele DeRossi as the organization’s community engagement and events manager. In her new role, Ms. DeRossi will be managing community and fundraising events for the LGLC and working with the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Saturday Quote

February 4th, 2017 · No Comments

“Touch of the Master’s Hand,” by Myra Welsh T’was battered and scarred, and the auctioneer Thought it scarcely worth his while To waste much time on the old violin, But held it up with a smile. “What am I bidden, good folks,” he cried, “Who’ll start the bidding for me?” “A dollar, a dollar,” then, [...]

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Famous Painting: The County Election, 1852

January 31st, 2017 · No Comments

The County Election, 1852 by George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879). Oil on canvas. Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Mo., Gift of Bank of America. (Click to see full-scale.) All the goings-on in Washington D.C. recently, reminded me of the famous painting shown above. “The County Election pictures the American democratic system in progress. The story [...]

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Saturday Quote

January 21st, 2017 · Comments Off

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” John Wooden

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

December 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

To celebrate Christmas, I offer you a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, most famous for his work The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This and another of Tolkien’s poems were uncovered in 2013 by researchers in England. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas. NOEL by J. R. R. Tolkien Grim was [...]

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Cyber Monday: Local Online Merchants

November 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

I sometimes get asked the question: “Who are some local merchants – where we can buy some items with a Washington County or Adirondack flare?” So for Cyber Monday here are some ideas: Adirondack Life Magazine has an online Marketplace and gift subscriptions available. Will Moses (who is related to the famous Grandma Moses) has [...]

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Generations of Service

November 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

Mr. Reginald “Buck” Ballantyne (center) meets with Rear Admiral James Rendon, the Superintendent of the United States Coast Guard Academy (right) along with Mr. Ballantyne’s grandson, Liam, a cadet at the Academy (left).

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Little Red Seaplane Flyby

November 27th, 2016 · Comments Off

Neal Vandorsten sits in the cockpit of a small seaplane he flew up Lake George last week. The aerial photo I posted on Thanksgiving day inspired Neal Vandorsten to pass along these two shots from a small red seaplane he piloted up Lake George last week. The lake was calm on a clear autumn day. [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

Dresden Christmas Party: Saturday December 17th

November 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

Santa Claus dropped by last year’s Dresden Christmas party. The Town of Dresden will host the annual town-wide Christmas Party on Saturday December 17th at 1:00 pm in the town hall. If you would like to make a donation or help volunteer please contact either Linda Barber or Sue Foster.

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Happy Thanksgiving (from the Air)

November 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

An aerial view of Huletts, taken on Wednesday November 23, 2016. (Click to see full-scale.) While you are hopefully celebrating with family and friends today, here is an aerial view of the Landing, taken from above the Casino, looking north up Lake George. Our heartfelt good wishes go out to you and your family on [...]

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Thanksgiving Giving

November 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Congratulations to Margot Kapusinski who dropped off 480 pounds of food to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, which she collected from a food drive earlier this month. Her family is very proud of her!

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Saturday Quote

October 8th, 2016 · Comments Off

“Moral character or character is an evaluation of a particular individual’s stable moral qualities. The concept of character can imply a variety of attributes including the existence or lack of virtues such as empathy, courage, fortitude, honesty, and loyalty, or of good behaviors or habits.” Definition of Moral character – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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NJ Supreme Court Decides Case Frank Kapusinski Argued

September 19th, 2016 · Comments Off

Frank Kapusinski arguing a case before the New Jersey Supreme Court earlier this year. Back in April, I reported that my brother, Frank Kapusinski, had argued a case in front of the New Jersey Supreme Court. He represented Bergen County’s County Executive in the case: Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority v. Kathleen A. Donovan. The [...]

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